Archive for the ‘Workshop’ Category

GIS Day!

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

The third annual GIS Day, is happening!
On Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library at Research Commons, from 1 – 3 p.m.
The event is part of a worldwide celebration of geographic information systems (GIS) technology and information resources.

Here are the lists of participants:

  • Nick Burkhart (Geography Department): big LDCH Screen
    Online Atlas of Mexican Elections
  • Michael Shin (Geography Department): pod R7
    TextMapper: Visualizing Locations Stored in Bodies of Text
  • Madeline Brozen (Luskin School of Public Affairs): pod R4
    Bicycle Count Data Clearinghouse
  • Thomas Gillespie (Geography Department): pod R18
    Looking for Asokan Edicts with GIS
  • Yoh Kawano (Institute for Digital Research and Education) and David Shepard (Center for Digital Humanities): pod R6
    A Map for the Future: Measuring Radiation Levels in Fukushima, Japan
  • Patrick Burke (Disability Computing Program), Yoh Kawano (Institute for Digital Research and Education), and Albert Kochaphum (Graduate Student and GIS Explorer): pod R5
    Zig Mapping: Building a Mobile Map for People with Disabilities
  • Steven Swartz (SimplyMap): pod R15
    Exploring Social Media users in Los Angeles with SimplyMap
  • Ian Davies (Environmental Science): pod R11
    Gentrification in Los Angeles Neighborhoods
  • Vernon Wessel (Geography Department): pod R14
    Where’s the Bus? Mapping the UCLA Bruin Bus in (Pseudo) Real-Time
  • Vicente Romero de Ávila Serrano (Public Policy): pod R17
    Locating Knowledge-Intensive Business Services in Madrid: A Polycentric Metropolitan Structure beyond the Administrative Region\
  • Peter Broadwell (CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow): pod R12
    Go West, Young House-Elf: Mapping Directionality of Reference in a Large Collection of Danish Folklore



Research Workshops @ Powell Library

Monday, November 4th, 2013

How to Formulate Your Research Question

This workshop covers how to move from your own interests to a topic, determine a possible research question, and make a case for the significance of that question. You’ll also learn the components of a strong argument and where to start searching for evidence.

Event Date:

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm


College Library
InqLab 1, Powell 238


Kelly E. Miller, director of UCLA Library Teaching and Learning Services and Head of the College Library

Figure Drawing Classes for Young Artists

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Ragan Art Academy’s Introductory Life Drawing Course | Session 1
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm, UCLA Hammer Museum – Galleries

Barnsdall Arts is pleased to offer a special four-session Ragan Art Academy figure drawing course at the Hammer for youth ages 12–17.

Life drawing inspired by the Hammer collection is taught by an experienced teaching artist utilizing a professional model. Enrollment is limited to 20 students, and there is a refundable registration fee of $25.

For more information, click here.

To register, please contact Quan Trang, director, at 310-817-9605.

Teaching Services @ College Library

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

How can you inspire your students to get started on their own paths of inquiry and discovery? What sources, tools, and strategies can you provide to students as they learn to conduct research in the digital age? How can you get ideas for new ways to teach the research process? The Library provides a variety of services to assist you in helping students gain the research skills they need to succeed in the twenty-first century.

Here are just a few of the services that we offer:

Consultation on Course and Assignment Design
Teaching Workshops

To request any of the following services or learn more, contact Teaching and Learning Services staff at

Click here to visit the Teaching Services web site.

Zine Workshop – Series I

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:50 pm
Public Affairs Building – Room 2355

The Feminist and Self-Care Caucuses Present: Zine Workshop – Series I – Fall, 2012; Get to Know Zines!

An Introductory History and Lesson on Zine Making, from LA’s DIY Community.

Possible presenters/keynote speakers are Kristin Trammill–DIY LA-based artist, zinester, and Riot Grrrl history extraordinaire–and a representative of the LA Zine Fest organization

Free and open to the public.